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Mar 12, 2011 7:00am EST
and women of the u.s. c services. i very much appreciate the support today and i would like to recognize dan branch to get the executive director for the contributions to put this together. now for the core of today's event. the united nations estimates indian ocean piracy costs 5 to $7 billion annually. though there are only a few attacks that make news they still occur on a daily basis as the tragedy proved last month with the deaths of four american hostages. parts are increasingly resilient, bold and adaptive free fighting tactics by implementing -- increasing manpower through recruitment. the real question is how can the global community meet this evolving fret be on the horn of africa. looking at numbers as much as $238 million in 2010, which was roughly $5.5 million. to enter these questions about piracy we have assembled a panel of the steamed experts who delivered a brief opening remarks and answer your questions. i will introduce four of them to you now. to my right terence mcknight has commanded numerous ships for the u.s. navy as well as multiple assignments on land for the up th
Mar 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
is a combination of us. why in a democracy should be making the right decision be a hard decision. it is up to us to create a climate in which the right decision is easy and we have not done a good job of doing that over time. second issue i want to address in general terms is energy. favorite line on all of the talking head shows and by all the political figures who don't know one part of their anatomy from their elbow -- c-span this year. , they love to say that this country has no energy policy. in no way they are right. this country has no energy policy because the right energy policy is not politically correct. it is an easy thing for anyone who understands energy to put an energy policy together that is both effective and tool will. some people talk about it. they talk about it as the all of the above choice. we need coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, large scale hydro. you want to throw wind in fine, you want to throw solar in, fine, but don't think they will be that magical fantasy solutions. he needed all. most of all are the traditional sources. that is the right in its policy. it is not
Mar 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
more up-front edits. so when the companies submit their data to us, we can do a quick company check from the payer information and the oil and gas operator information. after the computer does its work and with those improvements, we also have initiative for 12 additional employees to look at the exceptions. er time the computer system kicks -- every time the computer system kicks out information, we need somebody to look at what the crepety was. we'll be able to hire 12 new people. >> the discrepancy, you get your information that you count on, the royalties that are going to be paid, from the production records of the company, right? >> what the companies do, there's two pieces of information that comes in. we have information that comes in from the companies that pay the royalties so all of the payment information, and then we have information that comes in from the producers that includes the volumes and information related to the oil production. so those two pieces of information are compared to make sure we're getting all of the money that is due for the production that was ma
Mar 5, 2011 7:00am EST
of the federal government as they relate to women. to provide useful information to federal officials in all agencies and provide information in terms of prioritizing budgetary and policymaking resources a evaluating how they are working. the web site is a work in progress which we very much encourage you to give us insight into as we continue to make it better. we really want to have one central compendium that makes it easy for policymakers and researchers to work with government to partner with us in helping identify the policies that can impact the lives of women. that initiative is part of the broader goal. in the course of preparing the report and putting data together on the web site we realize there are some gaps, and overwhelmingly the feeling akin away from was the overwhelming federal statistical resources. they did an extraordinary amount of work collecting interesting data. we found a few gaps with respect to collection of data on women. this morning president obama issued a memorandum to agencies handed out in the back which i hope you have in front of you where he encourages o
Mar 12, 2011 6:00am EST
been successful in digitizing mauve of the firms, but many are not using the updated data. because of this large discrepancies remain. we believe continued congressional oversight is necessary. we commend the proposal to establish the technical mapping advisory council and hope it will foster more collaboration. beyond fixing the maps, nfip supports increasing coverage limits and offering various insurance options for consumers and even a possible minimum deductible increase. the nfip must continue to allow state and local governments, not the federal government, to dictate local land use policies and make decisions on how private property may be used. fema must also better coordinate its activities with other federal agencies who have oversight of other federal programs. in my written statement, i discuss fema's recent requirements of compliance for certain property owners. additionally, before any reforms are enacted to change the numbers, location or types of structures required to be covered by flood insurance, fema should first demonstrate that the resulting impacts on propert
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